Nguyễn Thị Minh Hiếu


Minh Hieu Nguyen completed her BA on Human resource management from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Japan), her MBA from La Trobe (Australia), and Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology from Massey University (New Zealand). Her professional journey includes roles at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), where she gained valuable experience before becoming the Head of the Management Department at Hanoi University (Vietnam), then later a lecturer at Vietnam National University and Massey University (New Zealand).

Minh Hieu is a committed member of various initiatives, including Project SLiC (Sustainable Livelihoods Collaboration), Project G.L.O.W. (Global Living Organizational Wage), the End Poverty and Inequality Cluster (EPIC). She is also in charge of international affairs for the Central Executive Committee of the Vietnam Association of Psychology (2024 – 2028), and the representative of Vietnam in Asian Association of Social Psychology.



  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable livelihoods Culture
  • Human Resources Management
  • Organisational Behavior


Nguyen, Minh-Hieu & Carr, Stuart & Hodgetts, Darrin & Fauchart, Emmanuelle. (2021). Why do some social enterprises flourish in Vietnam? A comparison of human and ecosystem partnerships. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal. ahead-of-print. 10.1108/SAMPJ-04-2020-0137. 

Nguyen, Minh-Hieu & Hodgetts, Darrin & Carr, Stuart. (2021). Fitting Social Enterprise for Sustainable Development in Vietnam. Sustainability. 13. 10630. 10.3390/su131910630. 

Nguyen, Minh-Hoang & Nguyen, Minh-Hieu & Jin, Ruining & Nguyen, Quang-Loc & La, Viet-Phuong & Le, Tri & Vuong, Quan-Hoang. (2023). Preventing the separation of urban humans from nature: The impact of pet and plant diversity on biodiversity loss belief. 10.31219/ 

Carr, Stuart & Hodgetts, Darrin & Hopner, Veronica & King, Pita & Liu, James & Maleka, Molefe & Meyer, Ines & Nguyen, Minh-Hieu & Potgieter, Johan & Saxena, Mahima & Tchagneno, Charles L.. (2023). From Precarious Jobs to Sustainable Livelihoods. 10.4324/9781003212157-5. 

Nguyen, Minh-Hieu & Hodgetts, Darrin & Carr, Stuart. (2023). Supporting Social Entrepreneurship Among Vietnamese Youth: A Policy Brief. International Perspectives in Psychology. 13. 10.1027/2157-3891/a000088. 

Nguyen, Minh-Hoang & Jin, Ruining & Hoang, Giang & Nguyen, Minh-Hieu & Nguyen, Loan & Le, Tri & La, Viet-Phuong & Vuong, Quan-Hoang. (2023). Examining contributors to Vietnamese high school students’ digital creativity under the serendipity-mindsponge-3D knowledge management framework. Thinking Skills and Creativity. 49. 101350. 10.1016/j.tsc.2023.101350. 

Vuong, Quan-Hoang & Nguyen, Quang-Loc & Jin, Ruining & Nguyen, Minh-Hieu & Nguyen, Phuong & La, Viet-Phuong & Nguyen, Minh-Hoang. (2023). Increasing Supply for Woody-Biomass-Based Energy through Wasted Resources: Insights from US Private Landowners. Sustainability. 15. 8667. 10.3390/su15118667.